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Self-reported suicidal behavior in juvenile offenders in custody: prevalence and associated factors.

Abstract:

Suicide rates in prisons in England and Wales are high, including those in juvenile detention centers. Previous deliberate self-harm (DSH) is the strongest predictor of suicide in the general population. There is limited information on how many juvenile offenders (15 to 18 year-olds) have a history of DSH at the time of entering custody, or on factors associated with previous DSH. We aimed to determine the prevalence of previous DSH and suicidal ideation in a population of juvenile offenders ...

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10.1027/0227-5910.25.1.8

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Journal:
Crisis
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
8-11
Publication date:
2004
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ISSN:
0227-5910
URN:
uuid:6257017b-0a91-411b-a779-0cf2dc60bf5f
Source identifiers:
168438
Local pid:
pubs:168438

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